Salem is the capital city of Oregon. Set amid a park with gardens, the domed Oregon State Capitol contains a collection of art by Oregon artists. The Hallie Ford Museum of Art includes works by Pacific Northwest and Native American artists. The Willamette Heritage Center includes a Victorian wool mill, plus 19th-century homes with period furnishings. The Bush House Museum is an Italianate mansion built in 1878. Salem is known for hosting the Salem Film Festival. Residents also enjoy the family-friendly Riverfront Park, several golf courses and restaurants famous for Northwest cuisine.
Eugene - Corvallis: 1 hr. approx.
Corvallis - Salem: 50 mins. approx.
Salem - Portland: 50 mins. approx.